Mortal Kombat Trilogy (May 13, 1996 prototype)

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Mortal Kombat Trilogy (May 13, 1996 prototype)
Build date May 13, 1996 02:56pm
Dump status Released
Dumped by Anonymous Programmer
Released by Anonymous Programmer
Origin Included in leaked game source; possibly compiled from source
Files mktril.rom
Game Mortal Kombat Trilogy
System Nintendo 64
Genre Fighting
Release date October 31, 1996
Download Mortal Kombat Trilogy (May 13, 1996 prototype) (info)


  • Scorpion doesnt have his foward teleport punch from final version
  • Unmasked and Masked Sub-Zero are both present and with their UMK3/CDMKT moveset each one, instead of the masked hybrid of both in the final N64 release
  • Smoke has a different main palette
  • Title screen and options menu backgrounds are different
  • Options/Attract music plays in Title Screen
  • The intro text from final seems to be absent
  • Main menu and continue screens are from Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
  • The Portal seems to be merged with The Pit II; Hornbuckle and Blaze also might appear in the background
  • Johnny Cage and Khameleon are absent
  • Initial animation in CSS seems to be slightly different
  • The prototype ROM is 16MB/128mbit while the final one is 12MB/96mbit
  • There are much more animation frames present than the final version
  • There are more male voices present from UMK3 in the prototype
  • Rayden doesn't have his reverse lightning move
  • Noob Saibot's disabler special doesnt cause any control effects yet; only makes opponent flash
  • Probably there are more differences



It was inside the files of a archive containing MKT N64 source code (possibly from the same prototype shown here); and said archive was in another one that also contained the source code for both MK3 PSX and PC ports. This archive was released on 4chan by a anonymous user, which claimed that got these from the original developer; and while it was out of nowhere (which would look a bit suspicious), the contents in the archive (including MKT N64 source) were confirmed as legitimate and functional.

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